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Going holiday shopping in-store versus online

Going holiday shopping in-store versus online

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


Filed under News

As the holiday season approaches, Americans scramble for efficient ways of getting gifts for friends and family.   There are many options for getting presents for loved ones, whether it’s shopping online or in-store. According to Forbes, 82 percent of shoppers expect to buy holiday gifts online, whi...

Opinion: We should be thankful

Opinion: We should be thankful

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

December 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

To celebrate the start of the season of many holidays, Joseph Gomez rants about how we should be thankful for everything.

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


Filed under News

The holidays have arrived, and many people have begun to hang up their lights in anticipation for Christmas. That includes the City of San Carlos. On Nov. 30, the City of San Carlos kicked off the holiday season with music, activities, food, and lights. The event was organized and funded by the San Car...

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

December, a cold winter season full of joy, giving, and many religious and cultural holidays including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas. While many children and teenagers around the globe associate this time of year with gifts, some are not accustomed to that luxury for various reasons. That is why the Hope Brigade Club collects toys to donate to ki...

Food banks prepare for the holidays

Food banks prepare for the holidays

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018


Filed under News

Over 22,000 pounds of apples were sorted and boxed at the Second Harvest Food Bank as part of preparations for the upcoming holiday season on Nov. 14. Apples, along with other many foods, will be given away to families in need all over Bay Area. “We want ensure that [people] have access to ...

Hillsdale mall welcomes Christmas season

Hillsdale mall welcomes Christmas season

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under News

Although it is still a couple of days before Thanksgiving, it is never too early for Christmas at the Hillsdale Shopping Center.  Santa Claus decided to come a little early for Christmas this year to start the holiday season. Hundreds of people came to see Santa Claus as he made his first appear...

Opinion: Election Day should be a national holiday

Opinion: Election Day should be a national holiday

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Only 56 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in the 2016 election, according to Pew Research. What happened to the other 44 percent? Where did they go? While some may have missed the deadlines to vote and some may be battling voter suppression laws, others just simply don’t have the time. ...

Valentine’s Day spreads mixed feelings

Valentine’s Day spreads mixed feelings

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

It's Feb. 14. Heart-shaped chocolates go out of stock in all of the grocery stores, red roses show up almost everywhere, and Hallmark makes a fortune off of their card sales. The day of love has come. Valentine's Day is celebrated annually, originating as a day to commemorate St. Valentine. How...

Holiday village raises excitement and cheer for holiday season

Holiday village raises excitement and cheer for holiday season

Daniel Friis, Segment Producer

January 4, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Daniel Friis reports on ASB's actions to spread holiday cheer.

Holiday season brings holiday grams

Holiday season brings holiday grams

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

It's that time of year again. Lights hanging outside of buildings shine brightly in the night sky, Christmas music starts playing in every restaurant, and people rush to stores to do their gift shopping. It's officially the holiday season, and with the holiday season comes holiday grams for Carlmont. AS...

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

With the holiday spirit finally arriving in San Francisco, so have hundreds of kittens and puppies wishing for a family of their own this holiday season. For over 30 years, the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has partnered with Macy’s to show off its adoptable pets in hopes that passersby may bring a new addition, or multiple additions, to their family. With holiday-themed names like “Yams,” “Potato,” and “Turkey,” more than 65 animals ha...

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News

Laughter and conversation filled the air in downtown San Carlos during the Night of Holiday Lights, a tradition created for residents to celebrate the holidays together. Each December, the City of San Carlos hosts this holiday celebration that people of all ages enjoy. The event used to take place in C...

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